Celebrate the Holidays!

The holiday season in Barrie is the perfect time to celebrate and safely make lasting memories. Take a break from decking the halls and making gingerbread cookies and enjoy one of these family-friendly holiday events.

Santa Holiday Experience at Georgian Mall
Santa Holiday Experience at Georgian Mall Santa Holiday Experience at Georgian Mall
Date: Nov 2nd - Dec 31st
Location: Georgian Mall Google Map
Time: Reservations required 
Join in bringing holiday magic to life this season. The Santa Holiday Experience photo sessions are available this year virtually and in person.
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Santa's Wonderland
Santa's Wonderland Santa's Wonderland
Date: Nov 14th - Dec 24th
Location: Cabela's Barrie Google Map
Time: Reservations required
Free Santa photos are back at Cabela's Barrie, so you can continue the tradition in a safe and responsible way. Santa visits will be contactless and advanced reservations are required. 
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Santa Photo's at The 400 Market
Santa Photo's at The 400 Market Santa Photo's at The 400 Market
Date: Nov 21st - Dec 20th (Sat/Sun)
Location: The 400 Market Google Map
Time: 10am - 4pm
The Santa photos are “Free” so please bring your own cameras and or phone cell phones, there are no costs and/or donations required – it is our way to say thank you for your patronage throughout the years. COVID-19 Safety Measures >>
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Noella Noella
Date: December 2020
Location: Downtown Barrie Google Map
Everyone’s favourite Noella Festival returns for 2020! From the Noella Tree & Wreath Lot at Meridian Place to the fantastic Holly Days contest, there’s so much going on in Downtown Barrie. Click below to find out all the details!
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Luma Light Trail
Luma Light Trail Luma Light Trail
Date: Opening Nov 28th
Location: Friday Harbour Google Map
Time: 5pm - 9pm
Book your tickets now for a chance to take in close to a kilometer of lighting displays along a beautifully lit woodland trail in our Nature Preserve.
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Victorian Christmas
Victorian Christmas Victorian Christmas
Date: Dec 4th - 6th
Location: Cookstown Antique Market Google Map
Time: 10am - 5:30pm
Enjoy Christmas treats, a cup of hot apple cider and live music while social distancing before entering the main barn for a unique shopping experience that includes deals on items displayed by the 35 independent dealers inside.
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